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01
JUL
7am

Equal Education takes Department of Basic Education to court over the National School Nutrition Programme

The urgent case brought by Equal Education (EE) and two Limpopo schools to ensure that meals are provided to all nine million learners who would ordinarily benefit from the National School Nutrition Programme (NSNP), will be heard in the North Gauteng High Court tomorrow. Equal Education and the schools are asking the court for a declaratory order that there is a duty on government to ensure that all learners who qualify to benefit from the National School Nutrition Programme continue to receive these meals, regardless of whether their grades returned to schools….We spoke to Noncedo Madubedube- General Secretary @ Equal Education & Elijah Mhlanga, Spokesperson for the Department of Basic Education.
30
JUN
7am

Westbury Residents call for deployment of military after 3 people were shot and killed in gang related violence

Westbury residents in Johannesburg have called for the deployment of the military after three people were shot and killed in the area in renewed gang violence this past week. They fear for the safety of their children. In the latest incident, Kirsten May, a popular barber in the area, was shot and killed while on his way home with a friend. Maagaketla Mohlabe and Thabile Mbhele compiled this report…
23
JUN
7am

About 180 high school learners an Eastern Cape School test + for Covid 19

More than 180 learners at the Makaula Senior Secondary School in Mount Frere in the Eastern Cape have tested positive for the corona virus. Teacher Union Sadtu in the Eastern Cape has called on the Provincial Basic Education Department to close all schools in the province saying they're not prepared to deal with corona virus pandemic. We spoke to Eastern Cape's Health Department's spokesperson Sizwe Kupelo...
22
JUN
7am

Thousands of taxi commuters stranded

Thousands of taxi commuters are without transport this morning, following a total shutdown by the SA National Taxi Council - SANTACO. This is in protest against the Covid-19 relief package as announced by Transport Minister, Fikile Mbalula on Friday. Mbalula says government has allocated more than one-billion rand to the taxi industry to mitigate the devastating economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The taxi industry says the funding is not enough.Meanwhile, SANTACO Western Cape says it will leave that decision to individual taxi associations and will not be advocating for fare increases as a Provincial Structure. We spoke to Gershwin Geyer, Provincial Spokesperson for SANTACO (South African National Taxi Council) in the Western Cape
22
JUN
7am

Department opposes to have SAA placed under provisional liquidation

The department of public enterprises says it will oppose a court application to have SA Airways placed under provisional liquidation. The department said it was notified of a court application by SA Airlink aimed at interdicting the business rescue practitioners of SAA from convening a creditors' meeting to vote on a business rescue plan for SAA. The application by SA Airlink also seeks to have SAA placed under provisional liquidation….we are now joined by Acting DG @ the Department of Public Enterprises, Kgathatso Thlakudi:
19
JUN
7am

SASSA says it is working on an appeal system for the aggrieved applicants of the R350 social grant

The South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) says it is working on an appeal system for the aggrieved applicants of the R350 social grant. This follows complaints of lack of clarity in the criteria followed by the agency in approving or rejecting applications. Frustrated unemployed South Africans took to social media complaining that they have been declined the grant despite meeting the requirements to qualify. While some applications are still pending - a month after applying, others have been rejected on claims of other sources of income.We spoke to SASSA CEO, Busisiwe Memela-Khambule.
18
JUN
7am

VBS Court Proceedings

Proceedings are under way in the Palm Ridge Regional Court in Gauteng where seven of the eight suspects arrested for their alleged involvement in the Venda Building Social VBS) Mutual Bank scandal are appearing. One of the suspects remains in quarantine due to the Corona Virus. The arrests were made yesterday nearly two years after after the theft of more than two-billion-rand from the bank was exposed.We got an update from SABC Reporter, Prabashini Naicker
18
JUN
7am

Follow Up: Rahima Moosa Hospital responds to their mistake relating to the birth of Jhb triplets

Yesterday we covered a story of a Johannesburg mother who gave birth to triplets at the Rahima Moosa hospital who is questioning the alleged mysterious death of 1 of her children . Hilda Mpofu gave birth to triplets (2 girls and 1 boy) at the hospital last week. She was then discharged without her children because they needed extra care. She was later she was told that 1 of her babies had died. Then, a shortwhile later she was told that it is the little boy who didn't make it. To add to her confusion, the hospital later told her that she in fact gave birth to 2 boys and 1 girl, NOT the other way around, and that is it the boy who died, even though according to Hilda's knowledge and initial birth papers she gave birth to 2 girls and 1 boy. She is confused and refuses to accept the body of the baby boy until the hospital explains and proves what exactly transpired.We spoke to Rahima Moosa Hospital CEO. Dr Frew Benson
17
JUN
7am

Western Cape MEC for Education Debbie Schafer speaks on the number of positive cases in schools in the Province

The Western Cape Education Department says 202 staff members at schools across the province have tested positive for COVID-19 between the 29th of May until the 11th of June. It says 49 learners have also tested positive for the virus since schools reopened on the first of this month. 25 out of one-thousand-500 schools have also been temporarily closed recently due to positive cases.We spoke to Western cape MEC for Education Debbie Schafer.
17
JUN
7am

Mother in agony after giving birth to triplets at Rahima Moosa Hospital- 1 baby died mysteriously

A Johannesburg mother who gave birth to triplets at the Raheema Moosa hospitals is questioning the death of child at the Rahima Moosa Mother and Child hospital. Hilda Mpofu gave birth to triplets (2 girls and 1 boy) at the hospital last week. She was then discharged without her children because they needed extra care. She was later told that it was in fact the baby boy who didn't make it.We spoke to the mother's sister Bongani Mpofu.
16
JUN
7am

Seth Mazibuko reflects on Youth Day

As we remember the 44th anniversary of June 16th 1976 today, we reflect on the dangers of diluting the message behind this historical day and caution against telling events of the day from a single narrative…to help us reflect on events of the day, we spoke to Seth Mazibuko, Former Robben Island prisoner and June 16 student uprisings leader.

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